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dc.contributor.advisorGregg, Gary S., 1949-
dc.contributor.authorKraus, Shelley J.
dc.date.accessioned2012-08-08T12:15:53Z
dc.date.available2012-08-08T12:15:53Z
dc.date.issued2000
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10920/27188
dc.descriptioniv, 25 p.en_US
dc.description.abstractAmeliorating the experience of colic for both infants and parents is of great priority to pediatricians and parents. To search for a single condition to explain the development of colic is futile in its simplicity. Factors intrinsic to the infant and factors extrinsic to the infant are interdependent in the creation of the conditions that are likely to bring about the symptoms of colic infants who are prone to them. The mother-infant dyad is discussed at great depth because it is within that context that the colic occurs. Parents can be taught by the infant's pediatricians how to familiarize themselves with the infant's particular cues and what responses are most appropriate at what times. Colic should not "just be waited out" because it is an indication that there remains room for improvement in communication between mother and infant.en_US
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dc.language.isoen_USen_US
dc.publisherKalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College.en_US
dc.relation.ispartofKalamazoo College Anthropology and Sociology Senior Individualized Projects Collection
dc.relation.ispartofseriesSenior Individualized Projects. Anthropology and Sociology.;
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dc.titleUnderstanding Infantile Colic: An Integration of Extrinsic and Intrinsic Factorsen_US
dc.typeThesisen_US
KCollege.Access.ContactIf you are not a current Kalamazoo College student, faculty, or staff member, email dspace@kzoo.edu to request access to this thesis.


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